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Reef Gateway Apartments

239 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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#46 of 68 hotels in Cairns
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BEST LOCATION - CAIRNS CITY 2 Min Drive-10 Min Walk City Centre/Cairns Lagoon Pool/Reef Fleet Terminal 10 Min - Cairns International/Domestic Airport Cairns Base Hospital On Doorstep Reef Gateway Outdoor Pool/BBQ/Relax 2 Min - Cairns Esplanade - Skate Park - Beach Volleyball/Basketball Court 5 Min - Muddy's Playground - Exercise Equipment on Esplanade
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Free parking
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c j wrote a review Jan 2024
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If your looking for a nice safe accommodation to stay at. Reef Gateway is one I would highly recommend. For weeks we were communicating with Royce when the Cairns floods impacted our travel from NT but Royce made everything less stressful and easy to change our dates and he and the team went above and beyond for us. We booked 2 x 2 bedroom ground floor apartments. It's lovely, clean and fresh with added complimentary snacks on arrival. Close to everything and was lovely air-conditioned apartments with good cooking facilities, fridge, washing machine to make our stay feel like home. Thanks Royce and team we will be sure to book again when we have another big holiday. We loved our stay for our families travelling from Sydney and Darwin. Many thanks Cass and family
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Date of stay: December 2023
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tessazz68 wrote a review Aug 2023
Sydney, Australia2 contributions
This is a little gem, not your run of the mill hotel accommodation, the management really went above and beyond to make sure we were accommodated. It’s by no means your upmarket hotel style accommodation, but it’s clean, quiet and close to town. Full kitchen, great size bedrooms and did I mention the complimentary snacks.. Will definitely be staying here when we are in Cairns next. Thank you
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Room Tip: The managers are a lovely couple, location was great, close to town but quiet at night.
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Maria L wrote a review July 2023
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Loved our stay! Apartment was very clean and had everything we needed, but it was Royce, the host, who really got out of his way to make our stay comfortable and memorable. He left some treats for the kids, gave us good tips while staying there and helped us with the luggage when we arrived and when we left. Those small but very much appreciated details that are quite hard to find these days, thanks so much! We definitely recommend these apartments for anyone and specially families ☺️
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Jess H wrote a review June 2023
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We stayed in these apartments for two weeks while our family member was in Cairns Base hospital. The staff were super caring and accommodating and did everything possible to make our stay as comfortable and easy as possible. They went out of their way to help us and I am super grateful for everything they did for us during this time.
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Date of stay: May 2023
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Sarah wrote a review June 2023
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Perfect accommodation for our stay in Cairns! Royce went above and beyond for us, supplying blankets and extra towels when necessary. Clean, comfortable apartment in a great location. Would definitely recommend!
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Date of stay: June 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Jason S wrote a review Oct 2021
Toowoomba, Australia18 contributions2 helpful votes
The apartment was large, clean and tidy. The location was very good being easy driving distance to restaurants, the esplanade and main roads if you want to drive to the sights around Cairns. The pool area was nice. The bedrooms facing the Cairns hospital would benefit from blackout curtains.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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jody o wrote a review Sept 2021
Greater Hobart, Australia31 contributions5 helpful votes
quick stay for the night as we arrived a day early due to Virgin changing our flights for the fourth time The Hotel was nice the pool looked ok the location was fine the unit smelt a little musky due to not many staying because of Covid but NOT far from the Hospital if you need to stay for family medical stuff the room was clean as well
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Jax N M wrote a review Aug 2021
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Family of 5 pleasantly surprised by the two bedroom apartment that we stayed in. Everything was clean and tidy, and it was a well catered apartment. Very quiet despite being in a busy area, good soundproofing. The hosts thought of everything that we needed including a portacot and blankets for our baby which we didn’t even request but was there waiting for us on arrival. Secure parking available on a First in basis but plenty of street parking if you miss out. Only one flaw that we would change if you could: the kids room didn’t have a lot of airflow when you closed the window, and the ac didn’t work in that room therefore it would’ve been better to have a fan available if possible. We would defiantly stay again for a short stay. Thanks for being great hosts
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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johnindarwin wrote a review Feb 2021
Darwin, Australia351 contributions181 helpful votes
This is a great place to stay...close to centre of Cairns and a clean unit with everything you need...secure parking and a pool...very comfortable and convenient...Michael is very helpful and friendly..well done
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Patricia N wrote a review Mar 2020
Red Deer, Canada1 contribution
My friend and I rented a 2 bedroom apartment at the Reef Gateway from March 2 to 9, 2020. The complex is a short 5-10 minutes from the airport, and is about a 20 minute walk to the reef terminal and shops. The facilities are very good: beautiful shaded pool, stocked kitchen, comfortable beds, nice shower, good linens and free Netflix! We were on the ground floor and had a nice, private patio. Clothes washer and dryer and a clothes 'horse' for hanging up wet clothes. I can't say enough about the excellent care and kindness of manager, "Michael". If we needed anything or had any questions he was most helpful. When I take another vacation in Cairns, I will stay at the Reef Gateway.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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AU$227 - AU$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Reef Gateway Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Reef Gateway Apartments?
Nearby attractions include McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery (0.4 km), Crackerbox Palace (0.5 km), and The Reef Eye (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Reef Gateway Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and internet access.
Which room amenities are available at Reef Gateway Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Reef Gateway Apartments?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Reef Gateway Apartments?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Reef Gateway Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant, Cock & Bull, Cairns, and Tia's Cafe in Cairns.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Reef Gateway Apartments?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Reef Gateway Apartments located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 km away from the centre of Cairns.